Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 16 March 2016 Top 10 healthy foods for kids Top 10 healthy eating tips for kids! Children must eat a variety of foods to ensure the essential nutrients needed for healthy growth. Teach your child healthy eating habits now and lay a good foundation for life. Here's how: Encourage children to eat a variety of foods; Feed children five small meals a day; Make starchy foods the basis of a child’s main meals; Children need plenty of vegetables and fruit everyday Children need to drink milk everyday; Children can eat chicken, fish, meat, eggs, beans, soya or peanut butter everyday; If children have sweet treats or drinks, offer small amounts with meals; Offer children clean, safe water regularly; Take children to the clinic every 3 months; Encourage children to play and be active. Source: Department of Health 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Scoliosis: The test parents can do at home Parenting 5 pregnancy myths busted Diet and nutrition Are you drinking your sugar intake? Medical Microchip to check on patients' compliance with TB meds Lifestyle 7 things you do in the morning that make you feel tired all day Fitness 5 reasons sweat is your best friend on the bike From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Cracked rib? » Here's why coughing can be good for you SEE: How long should a cough last? 7 ways coughing can injure your body The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent! Heart health » Can you reverse your heart's age? Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollution You're not too young to have a heart attack How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?